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of popcorn granted clemency this afternoon by president obama, part of a long tradition dating back to at least president john f. kennedy. popcorn vied against feathered riv rival caramel in an online poll. don't worry. both gobble to the end of their lives. >> we can officially declare that popcorn is the winner. proving -- there you go. proving that even a turkey with a funny name can find a place in politics. as for caramel, he's sticking around, and he's already busy raising money for his next campaign. >> unfortunately for the commander in chief, this was a brief reprieve from the pressures of the presidency. cautious white house officials are already urging staunch supporters to stay off the website this weekend to help prevent a potential crash from a second rush of users. after the glitchtastic debut october 1st. and the administration today delayed online enrollment by one year, shifting to an offline route instead. but for both the health law's supporters and opponents, it's personal. with each side using the holiday as a vehicle to spread their message. the democratic nat
're not going back. >> this race was a referendum on obama care. >> you go around and say a lot of biologically stupid things. >> the tea party isn't nearly as much fun as it sounds. >> you sent a message, virginia would continue the mainstream bipartisan position. >> despite being outspent by an unprecedented $50 million -- >> a lot of cuccinelli supporters a little bit bitter. >> this race came down to the wire because of obama care. >> republicans out of virginia. >> thank you, new jersey, for making me the luckiest guy in the world. >> i have never seen a more explicit launching of a presidential campaign. >> maybe the folks in washington, d.c. should tune in -- >> hey, washington, look at me! >> i sought a second term to finish the job. now watch me do it. >> how long can a hot seat stay hot? >> madam secretary, i repeat my request for you to resign. >> the president heading to dallas tonight. >> i've got one more campaign in me. ♪ >>> as the election day dust settles, president obama is picking up the pace in what he calls his last campaign. to make sure the affordable care act works fo
obama is kind of getting all the late night jokes now. >> better him than me. >> i have quite a bit. >> there is an opportunity, taking the negative and making it a positive. you're talking about young people. you talk to them about doing something that the system didn't want you to do. >> one side of capitol hill is invested in failure. >> this health care law needs to be scrapped. >> the so-called establishment side of the republican party seems to be rising up against the tea party. >> president obama, he'll enforce this law, not enforce another law. that is impeachable. >> are you to say kentucky is a success story for obama care? >> they keep portraying themselves as outsiders. >> you've got to acknowledge that. >> maybe. >> they are insiders. >> obama care is wrong. >> expert on irrational behavior. so i'm sure that he could shed some light on washington. >>> good afternoon. we begin with the president on at a day in which he marked historic figures in this great nation, even as he faces an unprecedented effort to destroy his tenure and his legacy. this afternoon, the presiden
'm pleased to be here for him. >> i hope you guys are fired up. >> this is a referendum on obama care. >> it's a referendum on obama care. no to obama care. >> passing the law was the easy part. >> terry mcauliffe is scared to death of what obama care is doing to terry mcauliffe. >> there has been so much noise and misinformation. >> we need to make his fears come true. >> on one night, the whole country is looking to for leadership. >> some may go down tonight, but it ain't going to be jobs, sweetheart. you're going to see something that hasn't happened in this state in a generation. >> i've got one more campaign in me to make sure this laws works for every single person in america. ♪ the chills that you spill up my back gave me satisfaction when we're done ♪ ♪ satisfaction of what's to come ♪ >> greetings and happen election day. as voters across the nation cast their ballots for more than 300 new mayors, more than 200 state legislators and decide more than 30 ballot initiatives in 6 states. we're also monitoring a major political story north the border where toronto mayor rob ford
. >> president obama called chris christie to congratulate him and he got crap for that. >> it's all about chris christie. >> way, hawing, look -- hey, washington, look at me. >> how about christie spending one day campaigning for ken cuccinelli. >> look at the knives coming out. >> it's okay, chris. >>> a very good afternoon to you, and if you needed any further evidence that chris christie is now the anointed establishment front-runner for the 2016 republican presidential nomination, then look no further than the knives that are out against mr. christie from his so-called republican friends. that's the real clue beyond the launch of the ready for christie political action committee, complete with brand new website. it's the key indicator, much more than "time" magazine's incredibly subtle cover, the elephant in the room. yes, christie barely had time to bask in the glow of his 22-point re-election victory in the new jersey governor's race before the pesky presidential chatter reached a deafening pitch. >> that means i'm continuing to do my job well. if i'm doing my yob well, that is good for
happening. >> president obama is speaking this afternoon in san francisco, where he will once again call on congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. >> you know what if, they. want to chap that up. >> i was encouraged the president wouldn't stand in the way. >> as long as it's delivering on those core values. >> breaking news, an agreement has been reached with iran. >> these are substantial limitations which will help prevent iran from building a nuclear weapon. >> it's an historic mistake. >> a little bit of skepticism. >> widespread skepticism. >> everybody has a right to be skeptical. >> this administration is strong on announcements, but very short on follow-through. >> this might be a diversionary tactic. would you put it in that category? >> we are pointed in the right direction, but we have got more work to do. >>> good afternoon. as we kick off this holiday week. and it's a busy one for president obama, who fresh off a big announcement on iran is on the move, turning attention back to the home front and immigration we form. with heated debate still looming over the bud
obama care. >> you don't have to like the laws of the land but you do have to respect those laws. >> republicans have been very, very fair to this president. >> a deliberate effort to refight the election is not normal. >> a good thursday afternoon to you. we begin with republican obstruction finally pushing democrats to go nuclear. changing the rules of the senate to clear the way for several of the president's nominees. the landmark vote detonated just after noon striking down nearly 225 years of precedent ending long standing filibuster rules and breaking republicans' hold on presidential picks for the cabinet and judiciary. a short time ago the president supported the move saying the meaning of advise and consent has been lost on his opponents. >> it is no longer used in a responsible way to govern. it is used as a reckless and relentless tool to grind all business to a halt. the american people deserve better than politicians who run for election telling them how terrible government is and devoting their time in elected office to make government not work as often as possible
president obama, i'll tell him my greatest pride is in our 2012 production record at cleveland works. we're the most productive steel world. steel of this plant. that's pretty good. so all of you are an example of what we do when we put our minds to it. this plant was closed for a while. we go through hard times. and a lot of our friends are still going through hard times, but when we work at it, we know we can get to a better place. and we can restore some security to a middle class that was forged in plants just like this one and keep giving ladders of opportunity for folks who are willing to work hard to get into the middle class. that's what i'm about. that's what this plant is about. i'm proud to be with you and as long as i have the honor of being your president, i am going to be waking up every single day on helping folks like the ones who work in this plant. god bless you. thank you. god bless you. god bless the united states of america. thank you. afternoon. was the president. and but the day began with health >> it's fair to say the rollout has been rough. i hear you loud and c
think the president saved obama care yesterday? >> was a great first step. >> the americans' whose plans have been cancelled can choose to reenroll. >> this is the most the president could do. >> the president cannot go around waving a magic wand. >> red solo cup. >> what starts twisted stays twisted. >> do not underestimate the presidential directive. >> she is one of a crop of endangered democrats. >> our failure put a burden on democrats. >> they need to feel loved. they need to hug. >> members feel very good about what the president did. >> the white house doesn't have much credibility. >> it's legitimate to expect me to have to win back some credibility. >> why are we here? >> i want democrats to get back on offense. >> i'm the president of the united states. what i'm going to do is make sure we get it fixed. ♪ >>> good friday to you. and we begin with the president in the eye of a super storm, a political twister fueled by the botched marketplace rollout, and a republican opposition working to block any kind of fix, unless it undermines the affordable care act itself. so the pres
so let the fight begin. ♪ >> i had no idea obama care was going to be exclusive. >> look for issa to get into the nitty-gritty. >> using it were as easy as or buying a television on this is an insult to go live and explode on the launch pad. even vista launched better. >> so now i'm the boss? >> you mean the president. >> this is the gop plan for the rest of the year. why? they don't have anything else to do. >> nobody in this country believes the republicans want to fix the website. >> the american people do not want to see a kangaroo court. >> this is not a partisan hearing. >> the pac panic is set in. >> the president didn't honor the commitment the federal government made. >> i'm inclined to agree with bill clinton. >> hillary clinton is looking to run away from obama care. >> we're better off with this law than without it. >> i don't think this is ever going to work. >> i'll join anything that won't have me. let me in, earth, wind and fire! >>> a very good afternoon to you, and in spite of aggressive attacks by its opponents, in spite of zealous campaign
president obama beware. the ghost of 2012 is loose oh. >>> what you often hear out of washington can sound like charlie brown's teacher. a jumble of unfocused noise. >> i think it's rotting away. >> out of touch with the things you care about. >> eve got to have a president that can lead. >> we should want be injuring ourselves. >> and right now not able to do so. the campaign manager of ken cuccinel cuccinelli. >> the whole country is waiting for your choice. >> an extreme faction of the republican party, they're willing to hijack the entire party, the country, the economy. >> we want more leaders like your next governor, ken cuccinelli. therveths don't come better than chris christie. >> they try to discern things. >> there are very real consequences when you operate ideologically. >> does ted cruz stand out to you? >> put five red necks on a mower. >> i'm being unfairly targeted by a bunch of hacks and haters. if dueling were legal in kentucky it would be a challenge. >> the last five years have not been a great time. >> a jumble of unfocused noise out of touch with the things
>> okay. we ready? >> morning, everyone. >> man! >> rough couple weeks for president barack obama. >> obama care is wrong, it's a failu failure. >> we hate to say we told you so. we all look like geniuses now. >> today the president makes his case to a room of ceos. >> he's not backing down. i don't think he can back down. >> the republicans have a one-note agenda. >> trying to protect the american people from this awful law. >> that's all they want to focus on right now. >> the american people are very, very worried. moms and dads are worried, and they're worried -- >> give congress a gigantic paper bag, breathe n breathe out. >> these next two months are perhaps the president's last shot at getting things right. >> this weekend, he was booed out of basketball games. >> give some perspective. this is how a crowd greeted the crack-smoking train wreck of a mayor in toronto on saturday. ♪ >> good tuesday afternoon to you. and we begin with the president on the hot seat, bringing pennsylvania avenue to wall street and taking questions in a forum hosted by the "wall street journal."
. >> president obama's style. has he been getting people in a room every day and yelling at them? >> democrats won't lose seats. >> what is important is the people are well-served. not who gets re-elected. >> no matter how much congresswoman pelosi tries to spin this, this is a mess. >> it's a fixable problem. >> it's a political band-aid. >> his legacy is offering affordable health care. >> i'm a lot less concerned about the president and his legacy. tlnchs is no republican proposal that would seek to address the problems basically 40 million uninsured americans. >> john mccain had a health care plan in 2008. >> one of the things i dislike is when people say, if you explain it, you're losing it. >> are you feeling depressed, run down, like you just can't win? >> i'm going to keep working as hard as i can. ♪ >>> we are two weeks from what the white house has set as its deadline to get working for the vast majority of users. and with the president's credibility on the line, the national journal suggests today, democrats may begin voting for repeal, if the law's problems aren't
's why they stood up, they took the stand, fought for us to debate the issue of obama care. >> you have to assume she is such a poisonous effect on the republican party, people are beginning to wonder whether she has been planted by the democrats. >> i think that's a legitimate question. i mean, what's interesting is removing into the 2014 elections, and what the party out of pow -- or presidency wants to do is make it a referendum about the president. but she is making it a referendum between mike lee and ted cruz, and the supposed more moderate wing of the republican party, which i think is a questionable assertion in and of itself. but she -- listen, this is all about her. and she's got books to sell. she has got tours to give. she is hoping maybe for another reality tv show. this is -- this is marketing 101. and she is doing it without the sham wow. >> that's true. despite her speaking nonsense, she continues to be somewhat popular amongst conservatives. i'll show you this. a recent poll found if she were a potential 2016 candidate, 7% of gop voters would support her. but if she was
campaign, nonstop, against enrollment in obama care, particularly focused in areas where, you know, the tea party is strong and the opposition is great. is it any surprise that people are reluctant to sign up? but the other thing, martin is, we know that there's interest. and we saw it with the people that tried to go to the website. and as soon as and it's getting better every day, gets better, those numbers, i think, will embarrass the republicans. >> okay. well, a former president has made an intervention today on the white house promise that if you like your plan, you can keep it. i'd like to you take a listen. >> i personally believe, even if it takes a change in the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they've got. >> now, i imagine, ma'am, that the white house will not be best pleased with that answer. but isn't the whole point of this reform to ensure a minimum standard that all insurers will be required to provide? you know, of course we can all go back to a system where contraception was no
, to believe that they could actually defund or delay obama care and get the senate to go along with it and pass it. and two, to get the president of the united states to sign a bill into law that would decimate his signature legislative achievement. impossible. >> indeed, impossible. joan walsh, jonathan capehart, both of you have written extensively. i would encourage our viewers to read both. thank you. >>> coming up, president kennedy's civil rights legacy. how it still resonates today. stay with us. >> and this nation, for all its hopes, and all its boasts, will not be fully free until all its citizens are free. side-by-side, so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board -- what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] split atoms? [ flo chuckles ] [ whirring ] hey, how's that atom-splitting thing going? oh! a smarter way to shop around -- now that's progressive. call or click today. many cereals say they're good for your heart, but did you know there's a cereal that's recommended by doctors? it's post shredded wheat. recommended by nine out of te
an answer to that question. but thank you so much. josh, ezra klein's piece today is titled "obama shouldn't apologize for blowing up the terrible individual market." he writes this, "the real sin would have been leaving the individual insurance market alone. a market where the people who need insurance most can't get it, and the people who do get insurance find it doesn't cover them when most necessary." do you agree with that? >> broadly i agree with that. and i give the president a much harder time than i think you do about this promise he made. it never made sense to promise people if they have plans they can keep them. we have a massive broken health care system. how do you reform a health care system that is massively about the same health outcome and leaving north of 40 million people. how do you fix that without leaving the health plans. >> josh -- difficult -- because republicans were proposing notions of death panels and all kinds of figure meant of the imagination. therefore, one can understand why we're -- as a policy that applied to 5% of the market, he may have been slightly
. and everybody here -- >> good afternoon, i'm joy reid in for martin bashir. we've been watching president obama wrapping up his three-day west coast tour, speaking on the economy at dreamworks, the force behind animated hits like "shrek" and "kung-fu panda" and a place the president mind working, he joked. it was a chance for the president to refocus on what has been his top priority, job creation and the economic recovery. the president highlighted hollywood and the entertainment industry as part of what makes the american economy so exceptional. but while hollywood's action and adventure are exported around the world, the president will head back to washington later this hour, where the supreme court today took up the latest challenge to his health care law, in a series of december deadlines awaits, including december 1st, when is supposed to be working, and december 13th when negotiators are supposed to get a bemidji-walkeret deal done, or unleash the sequester, the sequel. we're joined by bernie sanders, live from burlington. is it possible, at all possible, that democrats co
a very centrist judge. barack obama is not nominating, part of why ruth bader ginsburg stays on the court, she knows he will never nominate of his own volition a liberal because he captain get somebody like her through the confirmation process anymore. >> we can't talk about hillary clinton without talking about the darling -- well, depending who you talk to -- of the republican party. and that's chris christie. today we learned from excerpts of the forthcoming 2012 sequel to game change that mitt romney's nickname for christie was puffer fish. and however -- here's why team romney decided against using christie -- tapping christie as vp. quote, the dossier on the garden state governor's background was littered with potential land mines. how electable is the supposedly electable, chris christie? >> i think there is a lot there for journalists to be pawing over in the years to come. and it does -- he seems to be walking to re-election. this may make democrats wish they had dug a little deeper and given barbara buono help in her race. democrats have helped declare him the electable one too.
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